An organic polymer or prepolymer used as a matrix to contain the fibrous reinforcement in a composite material or as an adhesive. This organic matrix may be a thermoset or a thermoplastic, and may contain a wide variety of components or additives to influence; handleability, processing behavior and ultimate properties.
a sticky substance derived from tree sap and used in nail and hair care products.
A solid or semi-solid organic material which has an indefinite and often high molecular weight; it exhibits a tendency to flow when subjected to stress and usually has a distinct softening or melting temperature range.
Insoluble polymeric material which allows ready separation from liquid phase materials by filtration; can be used to carry library members (i.e. solid support) or reagents, or to trap excess reagents or reaction by-products.
Semisolid or viscous substance produced by some species of trees.
Solid or semisolid substance, obtained from plants or in the lab by chaining molecules together. Used in medicine and for paint and varnish. Many resins are polymers.
A polymer used to bind fiber
Resin card printer ribbons use monochrome color resin to deposit images to the surface of PVC plastic cards using high-intensity heat.
A thick, sticky liquid that comes out of certain trees and later becomes hard. Acacia senegal produces one of the more valuable resins ('gum arabic'), as do Boswellia and Combretum species.
A bead-like material used in chemical exchange for softeners and dealkalizers.
A solid or semi-solid mixture of organic substances of complex composition having no definite melting point, as in plastic resins made from hydrocarbon feedstocks.
a man-made, plastic material used in ion-exchange systems like water softeners and nitrate filters.
A solid or semi-solid organic substance used as a binder in printing ink vehicles.
A nonconductive plastic material, such as epoxy, polyester, or phenolic, used to produce printed circuit laminates.
Any of various solid or semi-solid organic substances exuded from various plants and trees or prepared synthetically; see Pitch. Also used to denote adhesive components/compounds used in the manufacture of a product. A solid, semisolid or pseudosolid organic material.
A natural, organic substance used to manufacture varnish, ink, and plastic.
"Resin" is the common name for a class of casting polymers typically requiring two parts. When the two parts are mixed, they produce a chemical reaction and generate exothermic heat, causing the material to harden and fuse into a solid form. The result is a type of plastic
A class of synthetic materials that solidify either when heated or when other chemicals are added. Used as a base for polyform clays.
A liquid polymer which when catalyzed cures to a solid state.
The vegetable excretion or exudation that results in an amorphous, lustrous-appearing, solid organic substance that is soluble in organic solvents.
modern pen marketers' fancy name for plastic
A plastic like substance used for casting a wide variety of items, including jewelry components, in molds.
A solid or semi-solid organic compound lacking a crystalline structure. Resins are characterised by not having definite and sharp melting points, are usually not conductors of electricity, and many are transparent or translucent. Natural resins usually originate in plants, such as pine sap, and are not water soluble. The rosin used in soldering fluxes is an example of resin. Also used to describe fluxes based on synthetic resin rather than rosin.
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A solid or semisolid material that deposits a film and is the actual film-forming ingredient in paint. May be natural or synthetic. See Gum.
a substance from trees used to make varnish, lacquers, inks, and plastics
Solid, semi-solid or pseudo-solid organic material which has an indefinite and often high molecular weight. Exhibits a tendency to flow when subject to stress. Can be natural or synthetic.
the polymeric starting material for plastics
High molecular weight organic type chemical which will harden under the appropriate conditions. Generally not water soluble.
As related to emulsion finishes and sealers, resins are materials, which contribute primarily to leveling and gloss of the resultant film. Resins are polymers, but contain fewer chemically linked units than what are commonly called polymers.
The "raw" form of plastic. Resin isn't a very descriptive or precise term, as it can be applied to any material from bakelite to celluloid to acrylic. Often used as a euphemism for the p-word by fine pen makers.
A gummy, oily secretion or residue in a plant.
the liquid part of fiberglass and plastic fillers.
A liquid plastic substance about the consistency of honey and used in conjunction with fiberglass materials to form a laminate.
a substance exuded by certain plants when wounded. On exposure to air components evaporate leaving a solid or semi-solid residue protecting the damaged area.
A component of a paint. Resin binds all the solid material in the paint together when the paint is dry.
Semisolid or viscous substance secreted by conifer wood or bark.
A natural substance exuded from various plants and trees, or a synthetic substance with similar properties, and used in varnishes, plastics, etc..
Any of a large class of synthetic products usually with some physical properties similar to natural resins but which are different chemically. Synthetic resins are prepared by polymerization and are used as plastics, varnishes, in adhesives and in ion exchange.
A natural vegetable substance occurring in various plants and trees, especially the coniferous species. Sash: The portion of a window that holds the glass.
Natural vegetable substance found in the wood of many trees, especially conifers. Similar to pitch pocket.
a flammable organic substance obtained from plant or tree secretions, and used for varnishes, printing inks, plastics and medicines.
any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
a sticky substance that comes from plants
a usually sticky, volatile substance
amorphous material with a consistency that can vary from soft to rigid; then-nosetting resins form the basis for thermoset plastics
Liquid, semi-solid organic material occurring naturally or produced synthetically. With respect to plastics a resin is the primary material which is polymerized (cured) to a useful plastic product.
A solid or pseudosolid material with indefinite and often high molecular weight and a softening or melting range that exhibits a tendency to flow when subjected to stress. As composite matrices, resins bind together reinforcement fibers.
An insoluble polymer, on which chemical reactions can be performed by addition of reagent solutions. Usually supplied as spherical beads 1 mm diameter.
a thick-solid, insoluble in water but soluble in alcohol, exude from trees or plants which are used as antiseptics.
A clear or semi-clear part of a paint film which gives solids or film build. Resin gives the finish shine, gloss, durability, adhesion, handling and drying characteristics.
Any of various solid or semisolid, amorphous, fusible, flammable, natural organic substance that are usually transparent or translucent; synthetic products used chiefly in plastics, adhesives and coatings.
a clear to translucent yellow or brown solid or semisolid viscous substance of plant origin
A thick sticky liquid produced by certain trees which becomes hard when exposed to air. It is used in medicines and to make varnishes and plastics.
An ion-exchange medium; organic polymer used for the preferential removal of certain ions from a solution.
Film former. Material (natural or synthetic) contained in varnishes, lacquers, and other protective coating materials.
a synthetic adhesive used in holding the grain to the backing. Resins are stronger and resist moisture and heat build-up.
Naturally occurring water-insoluble mixtures of carboxylic acids, essential oils and other substances formed in numerous varieties of trees and shrubs.
1) a solid, semi-solid or pseudo solid organic material with no definite melting point usually comprised of high molecular weight material; when subjected to stress a resin typically tends to flow; 2) in adhesives, sealants, etc., resins are the basic raw materials from which these compositions are made.
A polymer synthesized from petroleum or natural gas derivatives.
a substance made from pine trees, seeds of the flax tree, or other plants that is used in glues, paints, varnishes, or inks
Chemical compounds which make up plastic polymers. These polymers are divided into the following two categories: Amorphous and Crystalline.
A sticky flammable substance releases by some trees and other plants.
A pseudosolid or solid organic material often of high molecular weight. It has a tendency to flow when subjected to stress, usually has a softening or melting range, and usually fractured conchoidally.
A solid organic material, generally not soluble in water, which has little or no tendency to crystallize. Resin is optically matched to auto glass, and is used to fill chips and cracks.
a synthetic composite that can be molded into any form.
Basic raw material for manufacturing polymers, a synthetic polymer containing no deliberately added ingredients.
A liquid plastic that is catalyzed (set hard) when mixed with MEKP; used in surfboard manufacturing to seal the shaped blank and repair dings.
solid or semi-solid exudations from trees; natural or prepared
This group of exudates includes both gums and balsams. They are water insoluble, solid or semi-solid, and formed in nature by the oxidation of terpenes.
Any of various synthetic substances similar to natural resins normally used in plastics.
An organic polymer in the form of a crystalline or amorphous solid, or viscous liquid, of wither natural or synthetic origins.
A class of solid or semi-solid organic products of natural or synthetic origin, generally of high molecular weight with no definite melting point. (Resins are generally water-insoluble and have little or no tendency to crystallize. However, certain resins such as some polyvinyl alcohols and polyacrylates are readily dispersible in water; and others such as polyamides and polyvinylidene chloride are readily crystallized.)
Organic materials, usually named according to chemical composition, physical structure or means of curing, frequently referred to as "plastic.
sap-like substance that trees make to protect themselves when cut
Synthetic or natural material used as the binder in coatings. Can be translucent or transparent, solid or semi-solid. Examples: acrylic, alkyd, copal ester, epoxy, polyurethane, polyvinyl chloride, silicone.
A polymeric material used for impregnating and bonding layers of laminate fl ooring.
A plastic liquid chemical. The two most commonly used are epoxy and polyester.
any of a number of clear or translucent substances, either from plant origin or synthetics, used in producing lacquers, adhesives, plastics, polyesters, epoxies, silicones, etc.
A class of polymers, or plastics, chemically different to naturally occurring resin, a sticky substance obtained from certain trees and plants. Examples of resins include polyethylene, polyurethane and acrylics.
A material, generally a polymer, that has an indefinite and often high molecular weight and a softening or melting range and exhibits a tendency to flow when it is subjected to stress. Resins are used as the matrices to bind together the reinforcement material in composites.
a generic term for chromatography media, often (but not exclusively) referring to polymer beads.
A clear liquid substance used to seal crack and breaks in a windshield, thus preventing them from spreading.
a plastic type. Plastics are made from fossil fuels and chemical additives. Different resins contain different additives and have different properties.
A natural or synthetic material utilised as the binder for a paint or sealant. Term used generally for solvent-based or water-based binders, as "alkyd resin" or "acrylic resin."
A class of organic products, either natural or synthetic in origin, generally having high molecular weights. Most uncured resins used in open molding are liquids. Resins are generally used to surround and hold fibers. When catalyzed, the resin cures going through a polymerization process transforming the liquid resin into a solid. The cured resin and fiber reinforcement create a composite material with mechanical properties that exceed those of the individual components.
Solids or semi-solids made of plant or synthetic materials. In remediation technology they are primarily used to sorb contaminants from air or water.
(1) General term applied to a wide variety of more or less transparent and fusible products, which may be natural or synthetic. They may vary widely in color. Higher molecular weight synthetic resins are generally referred to as polymers. (2) A solid, semi-solid, or pseudo-solid organic material that has an indefinite and often high molecular weight, exhibits a tendency to flow when subjected to stress, usually has a softening or melting range, and usually fractures conchoidally. (3) In a broader sense, the term is used to designate any polymer that is a basic material for coatings and plastics.
Oils occurring naturally in woody plants - frequently referring to manmade petroleum-based substances that can be easily molded into usable shapes.
(pitch) A translucent, sticky material secreted in canals or pockets in the wood of various conifers, particularly eastern white pine.
This is a plastic polymer which gives toner its electrical and thermal characteristics.
Originally a term used exclusively for the secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees, resin is excellent for use as varnish, and for creating durable and colourful pieces. The term is also used for synthetic substances that have similar properties.
A liquid plastic that is catalyzed (sets hard) when mixed with MEPK.
A solid or semisolid flammable substance of organic or synthetic material that flows under stress, a natural polymer.
The synthetic material used to enable the ion exchange process. It looks a bit like brown sugar and the beads range in size, up to a diameter of 1.3 mm. Smaller uniform sizes can make the softening process more effective some studies have concluded.
natural or synthetic complex organic substances with no sharp melting point
Resin is a hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, and are supposed to be formed by the oxidation of the essential oils. It is valued for its chemical constituents and uses such as varnishes and adhesives.
Any of several physically similar polymerized synthetics or chemically altered natural resins, such as thermoplastic materials (polyvinyl, polystyrene, polyethylene) or thermosetting materials (polyesters, epoxies, silicones used with fillers, stabilizers, pigments).
A solid or pseudosolid organic material, often having a high molecular weight, that exhibits a tendency to flow when subjected to stress, usually has a softening or melting range, and usually fractures conchoidally.
Any one of a class of yellowish brown solid, or semi-solid substances which are of vegetable origin exuded from plants and trees e.g; pine, frankincense and myrrh. They are soluble in ether, alcohol, and other solvents, but not in water.
A general term applied to natural and synthetic polymers, amorphous in structure and without fixed melting point characteristic.
Any natural or synthetic organic compound consisting of a non-crystalline or viscous liquid substance. Natural resins are organic substances that are transparent or translucent, formed in plant secretions. Synthetic resins comprise a large class of synthetic products that have some of the physical properties of natural resins but are different chemically. Most synthetic resins are polymers. The term resin dates from the early years of the plastics industry; it originally referred to naturally occurring amorphous solids such as shellac and rosin. See also Plastics.
any of several solid or semi-solid, flammable, natural organic substances soluble in organic solvents and not water; commonly formed in plant secretions; complex chemical mixtures of acrid resins, resin alcohols, resinol, tannols, esters, and resenes.
plastic material used in bonding, restorative and replacement procedures
A liquid plastic used in body work.
Substance produced by plants such as conifers mainly when wounded. When this mixture of terpenoids, esters and polymerized acids are exposed to the air, the volatile oils evaporate to leave behind a solid or semi-solid residue to protect the wound. Commercially important resins include turpentine from pines, mastic from Pistacia lentiscus, and frankincense from Boswellia.
A group of organic materials, either natural or synthetic, which can be molded or dissolved.
( Beetle Outbreak) - a sticky organic substance (usually transparent or translucent and flammable) formed in plant secretions, and insoluble in water.
In polymer chemistry, plastics in an intermediate solid or semi-solid state.
A liquid plastic substance used as a matrix for glass fibers. It is cured by crosslinking.
Any of a class of solid or semi-solid organic products of natural or synthetic origin, generally of high molecular weight with no definite melting point. Most resins are polymers.
A natural or synthetic material utilized as the binder for a paint or caulk. Term used generally for oil-based or latex binders, as â€œalkyd resinâ€ or â€œacrylic resinâ€.
semi-hard substance produced by some herbs. Resins are usually yellow or brown and are sticky in nature.
Gum secretions from trees and plants, often used as fixatives.
A synthetic adhesive used as a bonding agent or coat for coated abrasive products.
Any of numerous clear to translucent yellow or brown, solid or semisolid, viscous substances of plant origin, such as lupulin in the hop flower.
Polyester or polyurethane resin, a material used in making garage kits. Resin consists of a two-part mixture which hardens in a short time. Most garage kits are resin castings. Unlike hollow vinyl kits, most resin kits are solid.
Any of a large class of synthetic products that have some of the physical properties of natural resins but are different chemically and used chiefly in plastics.
a substance that is polymeric in structure and predominantly amorphous. 2) an alternative term, like polymer, to the predominately used name of plastic.
A natural or synthetic material that is the film-forming ingredient of paint; it binds the ingredients together and improves the paints adhesion to the substrate.
Natural or prepared product - natural resins are exudations from trees, prepared resins are oleoresins from which the essential oil has been removed
Generic term for raw plastic material.
A high molecular weight hydrocarbon which forms the integral film of a coating by curing. Resins may be thermoplastic (PVC), which means that they can be cycled through solidifying/softening without significant chemical changes; or they may be thermosetting (e.g. epoxy) resins which change their chemical structure on curing to a sold film which cannot be re-melted.
Resin is another name for plastic and generally refers to the pelletized raw form of the pre-injected plastic.
A category of solid or semisolid, viscous substances, both natural (rosin, amber, copal) and synthetic (polyvinyl, polystyrene). Resins are important ingredients in varnishes used to finish wood surfaces.
Any one of a class of clear, yellowish brown solid, or semisolid substances which are vegetable in origin - derived from plants and trees. They are soluble in ether, alcohol, and other solvents. Not soluble in water.
A synthetic or naturally occurring polymer
In reinforced plastics, the material used to bind together the reinforcement material; the matrix. Most resins are polymers.
The polymer (plastic) component of a paint that cures to form a paint film. Also known as binder or vehicle.
Synthetic organic ion exchange material such as the high capacity cation exchange resin widely used in water softeners.
A solid or semi-solid organic substance that is usually derived from the sap of trees or by chemical synthesis. Resins are generally used in the manufacture of varnishes, lacquers and similar coatings.
A group of sticky liquid substances secreted by plants that appear on the plant's external surface after a wound.
An organic substance of natural or synthetic origin characterized by being polymeric in structure and predominantly amorphous. Most resins, though not all, are of high molecular weight and consist of long chain or network molecular structure. Usually resins are more soluble in their lower molecular weight forms.
The molten plastic part of fiberglass-reinforced plastic.
A natural or synthetic material that is the main ingredient of paint and that binds ingredients together. It also aids adhesion to the surface.
Natural or synthetic organic compound consisting of a noncrystalline solid or viscous liquid substance or mixture, usually transparent or translucent yellow to brown, it can melt and burn and, after drying sets hard. Used as varnishes as well as turpentine
Resin is a substance exuded as a protective mechanism against disease and insect infestation by trees. Amber is a form of tree resin that has hardened and been preserved in the earth's crust for millions of years.
A family of synthetic or organic products that have dense weight and no definite melting point, most commonly used for molding costume jewelry and figurines. Seasonal jewelry makes a high use of resins in pins and earrings. In recent years, resins have been interspersed in Mardi Gras beads to add themes.
Resin is usually a yellowish brown plant secretion of vegetable origin. Resins are soluble in ether, alcohol, and essential oils, but not in water. Resins exude from trees in combination with essential oils, gums, etc, and are found in a liquid or semi liquid state. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, and are supposed to be formed by the oxidation of the essential oils. When mixed with gum they form the gum resins, like asafetida and gamboges; mixed with essential oils, they form balsams, or oleoresins.
A substance found in some plants.
Resin is a synthetic substance used in corrective finishes to add body, reduce creasing, control shrinkage, produce luster in glazing, repel water, or supply permanent press.
As used in the water processing industry, this term refers to ion exchange resin products which are usually specifically-manufactured organic polymer beads used in softening and other ion exchange processes to remove dissolved salts from water.
1. A general term for solid or semi-solid natural organic substances usually of vegetable origin and amorphous and yellowish to brown transparent or translucent and soluble in alcohol or ether but not in water. 2. Any of a large number of manufactured products made by polymerization or other chemical processes and having the properties of natural resins.
A plastic which may be bonded to metal or cast in molds.
A plant secretion, often aromatic, that is insoluble in water but soluble in ether or alcohol. A classic North Country example is the serotinous cones of the Jack Pine ( Pinus banksiana) which are sealed tightly closed by the resin until softened by fire, at which point the cones open and the seeds are released.
A secretion of various plants that hardens upon exposure to air, used in varnishes and lacquers. See copal, dammar and mastic. Also synthetic polymers such as polyester, urethane and epoxy used in casting and industrial coatings.
A solid or semi-solid organic (carbon based) material, either natural or synthetic. In general, non-soluble in water.
Any of a class of solid or semisolid organic products of natural or synthetic origin, generally of high molecular weight, with no definite meltin point. Most resins are polymers (q.v.).
Resin is a substance secreted by some plants. Resin is often aromatic (having a strong odor); itt is insoluble in water but will dissolve in alcohol. Fossilized resin is called amber.
A synthetic organic material formed by the union (polymerization) of one or more monomers with one or more acids.
Substance formed from the secretions of plants.
a word synonymous with plastic, referring usually to the unPOLYMERIZED material.
A sap produced by various trees and plants used in making varnishes and plastics.
Polymer with indefinite and often high molecular weight and a softening or melting range that exhibits a tendency to flow when subjected to stress. Resin mainly refers to thermoset. As composite matrices, resins bind together reinforcement fibers.
amorphous brittle substance consisting of the hardened secretion of a various plants, typically derived from the oxidation of terpenes
A hard brittle substance. Harder material that may come from trees
A natural or synthetic material that is the main ingredient of paint. It binds the ingredients together and improves the coat's adhesion to the surface.
Synonymous with â€œplasticâ€ as far as injection molding is concerned. More Info
A generic term referring to the materials used by paper manufactures to "size" paper. Rosin, a natural resin from pine trees, is used in the manufacture of acidic paper. Synthetic resins are used in the manufacture of alkaline and acid-free papers.
A solid or semi-solid, amorphous (non-crystalline) organic substance which does not soften at any definite temperature. The natural resins are chiefly of plant origin usually yellowish to brown in color, soluble in alcohol. They are chiefly excretion products and exude from plants alone or as mixtures with essential oils, with gums, etc.
Resin is a hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees, valued for its chemical constituents and uses such as varnishes, adhesives, as an important source of raw materials for organic synthesis, or for incense and perfume. Fossilized resins are the source of amber. The term is also used for synthetic substances of similar properties.